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Fort Edmonton Park

On Whitemud Dr, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7, Canada
+1 780-496-7381
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Possibly the largest living history mueseum I have been to in canada

I have visited similar living history museums which are both educational and interactive as this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hello T
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Wonderful as always.

I’m a history buff so Fort Edmonton Park is one of my favourite places to visit in Edmonton. I love... read more

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Park featuring recreations of Edmonton in different stages of its history.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steam train” (122 reviews)
“train ride” (127 reviews)
“selkirk hotel” (62 reviews)
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On Whitemud Dr, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have visited similar living history museums which are both educational and interactive as this one however this place is just amazing.. As a living history museum Fort Edmonton, has so much to offer in real time. Yet you feel you are going back in...More

Thank Hello T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m a history buff so Fort Edmonton Park is one of my favourite places to visit in Edmonton. I love strolling down the streets from different eras. This visit we rode on a street car for the first time which was great. We stayed over...More

Thank LAEdwardsKnowles
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 5 hours here with my son and two grandsons, ages 3 and 5. Although one of their favorites, the rail car, was in for repairs, there was no lack of enthusiasm to participate in everything else: street car ride, pony ride, tour of the...More

1  Thank Shirley N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very much worth the trouble to see this living museum. Volunteer staff dresses in period costume to add to the experience. Be prepared to get there at opening and spend the day. I would recommend taking the shuttle to the far end of the park...More

2  Thank BradHulton
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Fortedmonton P, Social Media Specialist at Fort Edmonton Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the fantastic review, and the fantastic advice! Some great tips for your fellow travelers. :D

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shame the weather was so wet, but we enjoyed a great day here. All the volunteers were really helpful and friendly, all having a good deal of knowledge about the era they were representing. Definitely start at the fort and work your way through the...More

Thank DJinks
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Fortedmonton P, Social Media Specialist at Fort Edmonton Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear the weather didn't behave for you! Fantastic advice though, and we're glad you still enjoyed your visit. :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent day. Fun and varied. Lovley enthusiastic staff. The street car run by volunteers went around the site. The fort itself was well done. Loved the traders room and the history update. Fun fair for the children. Offered food and recipes Film at cinema was...More

Thank sharonm2408
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Fortedmonton P, Social Media Specialist at Fort Edmonton Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out. Lot to see and lots of space to let kids run about. Very well put together and we'll maintained. Character actors are great.

Thank Mark G
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Fortedmonton P, Social Media Specialist at Fort Edmonton Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, the Park does make a great day trip and we love our volunteers! :D

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I decided it was romantic on date night to see Casablanca and it was showing at the theater in the park. What a pleasant surprise.....the theater has managed to keep its heritage intact while offering comfortable seating. And I could sip on...More

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Fortedmonton P, Social Media Specialist at Fort Edmonton Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A fantastic idea for date night! So glad you enjoyed such a classic and romantic film in our classic and romantic venue. Thanks for your review!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had some visitors from Texas and needed a place to waist the afternoon. It was a beautiful warm sunny day what a great place to spend the day. It is easy enough to find right off the white mud freeway right in the heart...More

Thank John G
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Fortedmonton P, Social Media Specialist at Fort Edmonton Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this wonderful review John! The Park is a great place to bring out-of-towners, and life long Edmontonian's will still enjoy the history. You'll have to bring your friends back when our renovations and maintenance are completed so they can see the train!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot even tell that this beautiful and historic park is there from the highway. And like most attractions in Canada the signs leading you there are terrible! But once you find the park you are in for a step back in time where you...More

1  Thank Joe W
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Fortedmonton P, Social Media Specialist at Fort Edmonton Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We don't have a lot of opportunities for trolley rides in Edmonton, so true! :D Glad you enjoyed your visit Joe, and thank you for the feedback on the signage.

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Rachel S
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Fortedmonton P | Property representative |
Hi Rachel! Our steam train is currently on break while it undergoes some maintenance, but it can accommodate some strollers within the maximum measurements of 24 inches wide by 48 inches long when open and unfolded. We have... More
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Bella-Bella T
June 28, 2017|
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There is always something, best to check their website to confirm things and make it more memorable for everyone:)
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Jacqueline A
December 13, 2016|
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Response from Fortedmonton P | Property representative |
Hi there - we have a variety of New Year's Eve offerings - please visit our website to find detailed information about the different packages and events we have planned. Hope you can join us!
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